Do I need to take TOEFL or an English test for admissions?
All classes in the college are conducted in English. To successfully complete an
academic program, applicants must demonstrate that they have proficient English communication
skills. The minimum score of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) required
for admissions is 45-46/iBT (Internet-based test.) Information regarding test dates
and locations can be found at http://www.ets.org/toefl/. San Bernardino Valley College's Institution Code is 04679. The college also accepts
IELTS test result. The minimum IELTS score required for admissions is 5, Applicants
whose native language is English are exempt from this requirement. The college offers
four levels of ESL courses for non-English speakers. However, it does not have an
intensive ESL (English as a Second Language) program at this time.
In addition to TOEFL score for admissions, all newly-admitted students are required
to take the Basic Skills Assessment Test to assess the levels of their English comprehension
and writing skills before registering for classes.